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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

September 11, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Boise bureau at (208) 343-1894.

Idaho at 8:30 a.m.

TRUCKER VIOLATIONS-FATAL CRASH

BOISE — A trucker who police say caused a crash that killed him and three Mountain Home airmen had multiple traffic violations. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IDAHO REVENUES-TAX BILLS

BOISE — Idahoans may see smaller refunds when filing their 2018 taxes next year because of major changes tied to the new tax law, Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s budget office warned on Monday. SENT: 383 words.

STATE HOSPITAL-WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIM

BOISE — A state employee who previously worked at an Idaho state-run center for people with serious developmental disabilities and mental health disorders has taken the first step toward suing the state, saying in a claim that she was pulled from her job after reporting abuse and neglect. SENT: 455 words.

FRAUD SCHEME-SENTENCE

SPOKANE, Wash. — A man convicted of conspiracy to commit fraud was sentenced to nine years in federal prison after testimony indicated he has only 18 months to live. SENT: 130 337 words.

SPORTS:

BC-FBC--T25-OKLAHOMA ST-RECEIVERS

STILLWATER, Okla. — After No. 24 Oklahoma State lost multiple senior receivers, most observers didn’t think much of the Cowboys’ group of inexperienced wideouts this year, but Tylan Wallace and Tyron Johnson, among others, have proven to be almost as dynamic as their predecessors so far. Though James Washington and Marcell Ateman may be on NFL rosters now, the Cowboys (2-0) still seem to be in pretty good shape, despite the fact that Wallace, a sophomore, entered the season with just seven career receptions, and Johnson, a redshirt junior, had totaled 27. By John Tranchina. SENT: 715 words.

IN BRIEF:

SUMMER FATAL ACCIDENTS-IDAHO: 100 deaths reported on Idaho roads during summer:

YELLOWSTONE VISITATION: Visitation to Yellowstone down last month but still high

WOLF ATTACKS: State says wolves attacked 5 calves in Ferry County

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